Join Us

If you are a podiatrist, APMA is for you.

Join today and save 50%!

APMA is the largest and most influential organization supporting podiatrists. Pay prorated national dues for the 2016–2017 APMA fiscal year PLUS receive 50 percent off the 2017–2018 APMA fiscal year membership dues!* Plus, receive a discount on your component dues, if applicable.

Three Easy Ways to Join

  1. Complete the appropriate online form to begin the process.
  2. Download, complete, and return the appropriate application form to APMA.
  3. Contact your state component directly to begin the process.
Member benefits include:
  • Discounts on event registration, including The National.
  • Complimentary educational resources including practice management webinars and JAPMA—the leading foot and ankle journal.
  • Ongoing advocacy support to convey the value of your profession.
  • On-demand coding and reimbursement assistance.
  • Promotional tools for growing a practice.
  • Exclusive savings on Seal-holding products.
  • Special discounts on selected tools and resources for your business.
  • Listing in the Find a Podiatrist directory so new patients can find you.
  • Practice management tools designed specifically for podiatrists.

And much more! APMA members engage in the full range of podiatric medicine from dermatology to surgery, conservative care to rearfoot reconstruction. If you are a podiatrist, APMA is:

  • Your voice to legislators and decision-makers on podiatric payment and access issues
  • Your source for information and guidance on reimbursement, MACRA, coding, and other practice management resources
  • Your opportunity to engage with your colleagues and stay current in the field

*Lapsed memberships from June 1, 2016, to date are not eligible for the 50-percent discounted rate.

FAQs

What are the APMA member categories?
How much are APMA dues? 
How much are component membership dues?
What do I get for my dues payment?
What if my ability to practice is limited or I’m unable to practice?
Does APMA offer senior or life membership?
Are print versions of the application forms available?

What are the APMA member categories?
APMA has three primary member categories:

  • Postgraduate (students, residents, fellows)
  • Associate (first four years of practice)
  • Active (five or more years in practice)

Plus additional categories for non-practicing DPMs, Federal Services employees, International, life, and senior members. View the list of member categories.

How much are APMA dues?
Membership for students and residents is free! Dues for DPMs in practice range from $232 to $925, depending on the number of years in practice. New members' dues are prorated based on the month they join per the APMA membership year of June 1–May 31.

How much are component membership dues?
APMA has 53 component organizations, one in each state plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and one for those working in the Federal Services. The APMA National and Component dual membership model means you’ll be aligned with podiatrists across the country and within your state. View the list of discounts offered by each state (if applicable) for the 2017-2018 membership year. Contact your component for details

What do I get for my dues payment?
APMA members enjoy a host of benefits and services to support them in their day-to-day practice including practice management, reimbursement, and coding guidance. Services range from advocacy to education, promotion of the profession to helping you promote your practice, plus a suite of affinity programs to save money on purchases—exclusively for APMA members. View the full list of APMA services.

What if my ability to practice is limited or I’m unable to practice?
Current APMA members may be eligible to apply for a change in member category based on health, practice, or stage-of-life issues. Contact APMA directly for details or complete and return the appropriate form to APMA.

Does APMA offer senior or life membership?
Current APMA members may be eligible to apply for senior or life membership provided they meet the appropriate criteria per below. Contact APMA directly for details or download the Senior or Life Member application form.

Senior Member

  • A DPM who has reached the age of 62, or has been forced to curtail his or her practice because of illness, and is actively engaged in practice for no more than 20 hours per week, and has been an APMA member for 15 consecutive years.

Life Member

  • A DPM who has maintained APMA membership for a minimum of 15 consecutive years and is at least 65 years of age and completely retired from practice; or
  • A DPM who has maintained APMA membership for a minimum of 25 consecutive years and is completely retired from practice. No minimum age requirement; or
  • A DPM who has maintained APMA membership for a minimum of 50 consecutive years. No minimum age requirement and the DPM may still be in practice.

Are print versions of the application forms available?
Yes. Download and complete the appropriate form per below then return it to APMA to begin the membership process.

Join today and pay prorated national dues for the 2016–2017 APMA fiscal year PLUS receive 50 percent off the 2017–2018 APMA fiscal year membership dues! Lapsed memberships from June 1, 2016, to date are not eligible for the 50-percent discounted rate.

 


Advertisement
Subscribe, browse, or contribute to JAPMA